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Rubbish Disposal History in Melbourne 1800s

The gold rush during the 1850s brought many more people to Melbourne.  And with the influx of people came an increase in rubbish.  Pretty soon the city couldn’t deal with it’s garbage.  It was an offence to dump glass, filth, … Continue reading

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When Recycling Pays Off In More Ways Than One

Colourful Chinese millionaire Chen Guangbiao built his fortune through his recycling company, Huangpu Renewable Resources Utilization Group. Boosting his reputation in China with publicity stunts based on philanthropic acts or environmental messages he sold “canned air” in Beijing to raise … Continue reading

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Experts in Waste Management Services Add Junior Rear Lift Truck to Fleet

Kartaway announces its new Hino 300 series truck, capable of servicing most medium to high density dwellings, is joining the Kartaway fleet. The rise of medium to high density housing within inner Metropolitan Melbourne has created issues in the provision … Continue reading

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Industries Major Contributors to Recycling in Victoria

The Victorian Annual Survey of Recycling Industries 2010-11 appears to be the latest available and indicates some interesting facts about recycling. Where does the waste come from? Construction and demolition waste  52% Metal waste    17% Paper waste    15% Organic waste    11% Glass, plastic, rubber … Continue reading

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New Victorian State Manager for Kartaway, Waste Management Company

Kartaway, leading Waste Management company, are pleased to welcome their new Victorian State Manager, Phil Lowry who commences on Wednesday November 6th.  Phil is disciplined, versatile and a results orientated business manager with a solid track record in building a … Continue reading

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Where Does Your Rubbish Go?

Do you ever check where you rubbish ends up? Did you know that each year in Melbourne thousands of tonnes of waste ends up being illegally dumped?  This waste is generated by rogue waste removal operators who, rather than sending … Continue reading

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